Thursday, July 20, 2006

Etna is erupting!

Etna Volcano is erupting but it does not pose a threat for nearby communities, according to the Italian Geophysics and Volcanology Institute on Monday.

Seismologists predicted the eruption of the volcano in April. It started last Friday.

The Etna┬┤s last eruption occurred in January 2005. It first erupted in the 15th century and 1669, when it killed 20,000 people. Other eruptions were registered in 1787 and 1928.

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